Definition: to move attention towards
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): refer, point out
Antonym(s): ignore, disregard
1. In hopes of saving the actor’s reputation during the sexual harassment scandal, the publicist will advert to his charitable acts.
2. Did you advert to your serious health issues to make me forget about the money you stole?
3. When asked about voter fraud, the angry president tended to advert to the fake media.